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Moto G6: Characteristics, official price and date of sale


As we suspected when Motorola announced an event for Brazil, the new mid-range models of the firm have just been introduced. Thanks to it we already know the c Characteristics, official price and date of sale of Moto G6 , which is accompanied by an economic variant and another with greater benefits in the form of Moto G6 Play and Moto G6 Plus.

The new Moto G6 comes to replace the Moto G5 , which in turn was happened a few months ago in the market by the Moto G5S . Now the firm is trying to bring back Motorola to its old and privileged place in the market with a smartphone that draws attention at a first glance. And is that Motorola, whose brand is visible again in the body of the Moto G6, has endowed their new devices with a classically premium appearance.

Moto G6: Characteristics, official price and date of sale

Before knowing point by point all the details of the new signature smartphone, let’s take a look at all the Full features of the Moto G6 :

  • Display: 5.7-inch IPS panel with Full HD + resolution (2,160 x 1,080 pixels) and 18: 9 display format. Density of 424 ppp. Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
  • RAM memory: 3 GB
  • Storage: 32 GB with possibility of expansion by MicroSD up to 128 GB
  • Main camera: Double 12 mpx + 5 mpx sensor with 8X digital zoom and LED flash
  • Front camera: 8 Mpx with flash
  • Android 8.0 Oreo operating system
  • Dimensions: 153.8 x 72.3 x 8.3 mm
  • Weight: 163 grams
  • Battery: 3.00 mAh with fast charging technology
  • GIGABIT LTE, 4 × 4 mime, cat. 18
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Connectivity LTE 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n, USB Type C, Bluetooth v 4.2, NFC

Screen and design

Perhaps the most striking aspect of the smartphone. We have seen the Moto G6 in silver and a darker blue tone but without place the first of them, with a curious mirror effect, is the most interesting. It is a smartphone that despite its restrained price (which we speak at the end of this article) has all the appearance of a top of the range. You have to have it in your hands to prove it.

Once you have it in your power you will see that the mobile is lighter than it seems, because it barely weighs 163 grams. Its dimensions are 153.8 x 72.3 x 8.3 mm, so we are not facing an excessively large terminal, although its thickness could be somewhat reduced.

The main novelty in the Moto G6 design it is in its double rear camera, a camera that arrives with AI functions and with two sensors that will allow users of a more adjusted budget to “play” with the bokeh effects and the portrait mode. In addition, the fingerprint reader is kept under the screen at the same time that in the right profile we locate the volume and blocking buttons. The upper part is reserved for the minijack port 3.5 in which to connect the headphones.

Moving to another major Features of the Moto G6 We have your screen without frames. The screen of the Motorola Moto G6 It is based on a 5.7-inch IPS panel that has a resolution of 2,160 x 1,080 pixels and a density of 424 dots per inch. The display is protected by a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 glass and joins the fashion of the screens with 18: 9 display format.

Moto G6: Characteristics, official price and date of sale

Moto G6: Characteristics, official price and date of sale

Hardware and Software

The appearance of the smartphone is not the only one that suffers changes, as the hardware of the Motorola phone He also receives a complete review. We start with your processor, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 that we have already seen in terminals of Honor and Xiaomi, perhaps the main rival of Motorola in the mid-range, as the Honor 7A or the Xiaomi Redmi 5 . It is a processor that is configured with eight cores capable of achieving a maximum speed of 1.8GHz and that is accompanied by an Adreno 506 GPU, 25% more powerful than the Adreno 505. This chip is what has allowed to integrate a dual camera in an economical smartphone, since it supports dual cameras of up to 13 megapixels and record video up to 60 fps.

On this occasion there are not many options when choosing Moto G6 , because the smartphone is offered for sale in a single option according to its RAM and storage. The phone has 3 GB of RAM and an internal memory of 32 GB, although it can be expanded with MicroSD cards of up to 128 GB.

Always Motorola has been known for being a brand that offers an “almost pure” Android experience and the same strategy we see in the Moto G6 . As expected, Android 8.0 Oreo is the integrated system in the smartphone, with the new features that it brings to the mobile such as notification channels, ppi mode, performance improvements or better management of the Moto G6 battery.

And speaking of the battery … The phone mounts a 3,000 mAh unit with fast charging technology that should be more than enough to keep the phone in operation for more than 24 hours. The “Turbo Charge” system of the battery allows to fully charge the mobile power in just a couple of hours.

Moto G6: Characteristics, official price and date of sale

Moto G6: Characteristics, official price and date of sale


The latest of Motorola’s great innovations is found in the back of the Moto G6, where the brand incorporates a double sensor 12 mpx and 5 mpx that have 8X digital zoom and LED flash. This type of cameras are no longer exclusive to high-end phones and users can enjoy portrait mode and other types of bokeh effects even if their budget is smaller.

Nor are high-tech technologies unique to the high-end Artificial intelligence . In addition to being able to apply masks and boast of a manual mode of the most complete, the Moto G6 camera It has tools that make it possible to perform object recognition tasks. You can capture an object with the camera and instantly the system will take you to the web to get more information about it.

Moto G6: Characteristics, official price and date of sale

Moto G6: Characteristics, official price and date of sale

As for the front camera, we have a sensor of 8 mpx more than enough to capture selfies and make video calls. On this occasion it is also accompanied by a screen flash that allows us to better capture our face when lighting does not accompany it.

Price and availability

We arrived at the section most expected by all Motorola fans and lovers of low-cost smartphones. Finally, since we only have one variant of the mobile, the Moto G6 can be purchased in Spain for 249 euros , becoming immediately one of the aspirants to become the best mid-range mobile phone of the year.

Moto G6: Characteristics, official price and date of sale

Moto G6: Characteristics, official price and date of sale

There will still be a few days to be able to buy it, as the terminal arrives in stores next month. The brand has informed us that sales will begin in May in Exclusive with Orange , while between May and June the smartphone will begin to reach the rest of national distributors.

In the coming days we will publish our usual analysis of the terminal to show you in depth all the strengths and weaknesses of one of the most anticipated smartphones of the year.